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Re: How to have password shown?

Håkon Alstadheim <hakon@alstadheim.priv.no> writes:

> Den 03.07.2019 13:24, skrev Rodolfo Medina:
>> Hi all...
>> Is there any a way to have my user-password shown when logging into Debian
>> in tty console, or also within X system when changing to root?  It is for my
>> old father...  it'd be easier for him to see what he's typing.  In internet
>> I found some procedures to have asterisks shown; would it be possible to
>> have a clear text as well?  Maybe it isn't as I understand...
> If the machine is physically secure, I'd find out about automatic login (aka
> autologin) to X (check the config of your display manager, you might
> conceivably want to use a different displaymanager) .
> For root access, check out man sudoers, the EXAMPLES section will get you
> started, find out about NOPASSWD.
> If the machine is NOT physically secure, think long and hard about what you
> will do.

Thanks...  of course it is...  absolutely.  I wanted to have him accustomed
with using a password...  only, he still does many errors at keyboard...



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